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""You say things like this, yet you are still here. Why?" - wolverine


We don't live for just ourselves. We are connected to all the people who love us. I am not here just for me. I am a part of a whole.

And that is why when people cross over they say they were greeted by their loved ones that had gone on before.

People in hospice who have death bed visions report the same thing. They see their deceased loved ones waiting for them. They are in the room with them waiting to help them cross over to the other side. The book below was written by a guy who spent his life working in hospice and owns three hospice places. It's a fascinating read.

Visions, Trips, and Crowded Rooms: Who and What You See Before You Die, David Kessler

http://www.amazon.com/Visions-Trips-Crowded-Rooms-Before/dp/...

"David Kessler, one of the most renowned experts on death and grief, takes on three uniquely shared experiences that challenge our ability to explain and fully understand the mystery of our final days. The first is “visions.” As the dying lose sight of this world, some people appear to be looking into the world to come.

The second shared experience is getting ready for a “trip.” The phenomenon of preparing oneself for a journey isn’t new or unusual. In fact, during our loved ones’ last hours, they may often think of their impending death as a transition or journey. These trips may seem to us to be all about leaving, but for the dying, they may be more about arriving.

Finally, the third phenomenon is “crowded rooms.” The dying often talk about seeing a room full of people, as they constantly repeat the word crowded. In truth, we never die alone. Just as loving hands greeted us when we were born, so will loving arms embrace us when we die.

In the tapestry of life and death, we may begin to see connections to the past that we missed in life. While death may look like a loss to the living, the last hours of a dying person may be filled with fullness rather than emptiness. In this fascinating book, which includes a new Afterword, Kessler brings us stunning stories from the bedsides of the dying that will educate, enlighten, and comfort us all."



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